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For the past week, lightheadedness, nausea when hungry, cough, fatigue, headaches, hunger. What is wrong?

For the past week, lightheadedness, nausea when hungry, cough, fatigue, headaches, hunger. What is wrong?

Flu: We can't give you a diagnosis since we don't know anything about you, not even where you live or your medical history; however, the symptoms you've mentioned are suggestive of a viral flu-like pathology. Please seek medical attention. ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
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Increased Appetite (Definition)

Increased appetite is a clinical finding in which a person feels more hungry than ...Read more


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Abdominal pain under xyphoid process, tender to touch left side,nausea, pain worse when hungry relieve with food. Constantly feel full even with out eating. Alternating constipatio diarrhea. Difficulty swallowing. Duration 2 months?

Abdominal pain under xyphoid process, tender to touch left side,nausea, pain worse when hungry relieve with food.  Constantly feel full even with out eating. Alternating constipatio diarrhea. Difficulty swallowing.  Duration 2 months?

Needs evaluation: The location of pain and relief with food is consistent with peptic acid problems like GERD but could include gastric ulcer or H pylori infection. Constipation alternating with diarrhea is more commonly seen with irritable bowel syndrome but could be dietary or inflammatory bowel disease as well. After exam and possible labs, endoscopy or other imaging studies may be recommended. I wish you well ...Read more

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Nausea all day. No other symptoms. I haven't thrown up just feel yucky. And I'm hungry at the same time, but I just don't want to eat.

Nausea all day. No other symptoms. I haven't thrown up just feel yucky. And I'm hungry at the same time, but I just don't want to eat.

Nausea: Multiple reasons for this from a virus to nerves. Try some bland foods like crackers or soups. One of my favorite suggestions is regular Coke. It originally was made as a stomach medicine, it really does work. Just sip on some it settles your stomach. ...Read more

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Why do I sometimes get nausea if I do not eat right away when I am hungry?

Why do I sometimes get nausea if I do not eat right away when I am hungry?

Low blood sugar: These symptoms relate to low blood sugar. It suggests that you might have a condition called glucose intolerance. Your doctor can evaluate you and a special diet may be indicated. If you are overweight, it aggravates the problem and weight loss and more exercise will help. ...Read more

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Nausea before eating and when seeing food... Hungry but can not eat. Not taking medications no history of gastro issues... Help!!!

Nausea before eating and when seeing food... Hungry but can not eat. Not taking medications no history of gastro issues... Help!!!

Nausea??: It sounds like you have a terrible condition. Reminded me of the tale of King Tantalus of old. You have not told many details. For how long? You have to be able to take some fluids. I would get to a gastroenterologist as soon as possible. You also might have an issue in your CNS. ...Read more

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I have frequent migraines that make me very hungry. By eating I get temporary relief, but I cant stop. I can only stop nausea by eating. Help?

I have frequent migraines that make me very hungry. By eating I get temporary relief, but I cant stop. I can only stop nausea by eating. Help?

Consult your doctor: You may try melting kind medicines like maxalt MLT or injections of Imitrex (sumatriptan) just the earliest feeling of getting a headache. This should help to abort the headache getting worse. If you have no relief you need to take medicine like propranolol, or SSRI or Topiromate ...Read more

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What causes nausea, shaking and feel like fainting when hungry?

What causes nausea, shaking and feel like fainting when hungry?

hypoglycemia: Your symptoms are pretty classic for hypoglycemia. This diagnosis can be confirmed with a glucose tolerance test. ...Read more

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I have been suffering from really painful headaches, feeling nausea, suddenly feeling drained and very hungry even when I have eaten not long ago. ?

I have been suffering from really painful headaches, feeling nausea, suddenly feeling drained and very hungry even when I have eaten not long ago. ?

Headaches: These symptoms are common to a host of problems. Hypoglycemia comes to mind. In adults one can get "reactive hypoglycemia" 1-2 hrs after eating. This is due to an over flow of insulin. Especially seen in thin women who drink lots of caffeine or fruit juices. ...Read more

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Over last few months I get severe headache and nausea if I am hungry. It wasn't the case earlier. What can be going on?

Over last few months I get severe headache and nausea if I am hungry. It wasn't the case earlier. What can be going on?

Blood sugar issue?: I wonder if you are getting hypoglycemic. This is when your blood sugar bottoms out to a level that produces symptoms such as you describe. Try adding more protein and healthy fats to your diet. Avoid refined sugars. See your doctor and have a fasting glucose as well as a general work up. ...Read more

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@lunch, not hungry until I take a few bites. Nausea @ 4pm (so I snack). In evening, can't seem to get full! What can I do about messed up hunger signs?

@lunch, not hungry until I take a few bites. Nausea @ 4pm (so I snack). In evening, can't seem to get full! What can I do about messed up hunger signs?

Maybe Gastroparesis: Gastroparesis means a slow-emptying stomach. Causes may be mechanical (obstruction, or the stomach outlet narrowed from healing of past inflammation, treated by endoscopic dilation), post-inflammatory (due to swelling of the stomach lining from ulcers, treated with acid blockers), or neurologic (as with diabetes, treated with rx that stimulates motility--domperidone, erythromycin, Reglan, (metoclopramide) etc.) ...Read more

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Feel nausea since 5 days ago. losing my appetite. i think i feel hungry, but when i look at the food i just cant swallow it.

Feel nausea since 5 days ago. losing my appetite. i think i feel hungry, but when i look at the food i just cant swallow it.

Consultation advised: Levofloxacin, if you are still on it, causes nausea in 5% of patients. There are other numerous causes for nausea and anorexia. Such as pregnancy,GERD, peptic ulcer, NSAID induced gastritis, hypercalcemia etc. etc. An INBOX Text or Video/voice consultation at Health Tap may be helpful. With the INBOX Text you need to be available to reply to questions from the physician. http://bit.ly/1OiIRcI ...Read more

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Taking Wellbutrin (bupropion) sometimes nausea but most time really hungry and tired why? Thought was supposed to be opposite?

Taking Wellbutrin (bupropion) sometimes nausea but most time really hungry and tired why? Thought was supposed to be opposite?

That's correct: You are correct... wellbutrin (bupropion) doesn't usually cause hunger or weight gain, especially if you are also taking topimax. Perhaps there are other factors involved. Please talk to your treating physician about this. ...Read more

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I experience nausea and I have no idea why, hear and there fatigue at times. Sometimes I'm hungry but I can't even eat. What could this be?

I experience nausea and I have no idea why, hear and there fatigue at times. Sometimes I'm hungry but I can't even eat. What could this be?

Related or not?: Lots of possibilities here, which can be addressed by a physical exam ; appropriate testing. Migraines for example can affect both head ; gut ("intestinal migraine"). Please however don't contribute to your stomach upset by taking excessive nsaid's aimed at alleviating distress. Get checked to rule out more esoteric pathology. You haven't provided enough specifics for a better targeted answer. ...Read more

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I feel fine all day, eat regularly and hungry at the right times. But at night near bed time I am usually nausea. I know I am NOT pregnant?

I feel fine all day, eat regularly and hungry at the right times. But at night near bed time I am usually nausea. I know I am NOT pregnant?

Nausea at bedtime: Depending on when your last meal was prior to bedtime, nausea can indicate increased acid production in your stomach. If you are under increased stress, a stomach ulcer or inflammation of the stomach lining can cause nausea. Try milk in the evening or a common antacid , but if this persists, see your healthcare provider for testing. ...Read more

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Had random nausea in evening for 2 weeks, w headaches. No temp. Seems to happen more when hungry or after e. Recently had period so not prego? Normal?

Had random nausea in evening for 2 weeks, w headaches. No temp. Seems to happen more when hungry or after e. Recently had period so not prego? Normal?

Headache & Nausea: Unfortunately these symptoms are not specific for a particular disease. However if you have changed anything in your eating, sleeping or activity pattern that might shed some light. You need to get the BP checked and get some labs done. Try to eat healthy and sleep well, avoid alcohol and excess caffeine and see what will happen. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Noga
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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea = abdominal upset ...Read more